Application Instructions

Interested in dual enrollment? We’d love to see you around campus. Follow the steps below to get started. There’s no cost to submit your dual enrollment application.

*Please Note - if you have applied in a previous application cycle and were not accepted, you will need submit a new application to be considered for Dual Enrollment.

It’s a lot of information—we get it. Ask a dual enrollment staff member if you need help. That’s what we’re here for.

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Application Checklist

Fall 2024 Dates
  •  Application Available:
    Monday, January 29, 2024
  •  Application Deadline:
    Wednesday, February 28, 2024
  •  Assessment Score Deadline:
    Friday, April 12, 2024

Test Score Requirements

All students are required to submit and have college-ready test scores on file at Valencia College for reading, writing and math, by the deadline for the desired term of enrollment. Any combination of eligible scores (see below) will be accepted.

= College Algebra
= Intermediate Algebra
  Reading Writing Math Math
PERT 106 103 114 123
ACT 19 17 19 21
(before 1/1/24)
24 25 24 26.5
SAT Digital
(after 1/1/24)
Reading/Writing: 490 480 530

Application Checklist

Meet Application Criteria

  • Live in Orange County or Osceola County.
  • Be registered at an Orange County or Osceola County Public/Charter School, eligible private school, or home school student in Orange County or Osceola County.
  • Meet the high school cumulative GPA requirement at the time of application: 3.0 Unweighted CGPA (grades 6-11); 3.0 Weighted CPGA (grade 12).
  • Obtain eligible test scores in Reading, Writing, & Math through PERT/ACT/SAT.

Gather Information Prior To Applying

  • Student email address – do not use your middle/high school student email.
  • Parent/Guardian email address – must be different from the student email.
  • Dual Enrollment representative (School Counselor) email address. Be sure you are using your school counselor’s name and contact information. *This does not apply to Home Education students.
  • Home Education Student applicants – You are required to provide:
  • - Orange County: Request a letter of verification on formal letterhead from the Orange County Home Education Office via email to with the subject line 'Letter of Verification-Dual Enrollment.'
    - Osceola County: Request status letter on formal letterhead from the Osceola County Home Education office by calling 407-870-4847.

Apply For Admission

  • Visit and click the Apply Now button when the application opens.
  • Select “sign up” if this is your first time applying via this portal OR select “sign in” if you have applied in previous application years.
  • Provide requested information and click “submit”
  • Look for an email titled “Get Started on your Valencia College Application”. Be sure to check your spam/junk folders if you don’t see the message. Make sure to write down your username and password.
  • Select “Start a New Application”
  • Select the Application Term and click on Start Application.
  • Provide all the requested information – proofread the application – and select “Submit your application”.
  • Verify – Sign – Select “Verify & Submit”. Be sure you see that your application is 100% submitted.

Helpful Tips

  • Always use the “Save and Continue” button while completing the application.
  • Make sure to carefully read all the application, provide required information & proofread all the information provided prior to submitting the application
  • Misspelled information (email addresses, names, etc.) will result in delayed application processing

After Submitting Application

  • Check to be sure Parent/Guardian receives the Parent Approval Message to complete (check junk/spam folder just in case).
    • Home Education Parents must submit Letter of Verification (Orange) or Status Letter (Osceola) from the Home Education Office from your school district
  • Check to be sure your School Counselor receives the School Representative Message to complete.
    • This is not required for Home Education Student applicants.
  • Application is not considered complete until the Student, Parent/Guardian, and School Representative portions have been successfully submitted. Application cannot be processed until all required portions have been completed.
  • You should receive an email in 5 – 7 business days after all required sections of the application are completed. This email will include your Valencia ID (VID) number and instructions for submitting test scores.

*Eligible assessment scores must be obtained by the Assessment Score Deadline April 12, 2024 to be admitted to the Dual Enrollment Program. Please refer to for assessment information.